Gainey Ranch Golf Club Scottsdale is named for it’s original owner Daniel C. Gainey. The property was once an Arabian horse ranch, but is now home to 27 spectacular holes of golf. Gainey Ranch is an exclusive private, invitation-only club boasting views of the McDowell Mountains, and clear blue skies. Even with the Sonoran desert nearby, the whole club is blanketed in lush, green, manicured lawns. Shade trees, tall palms, and water features with fountains are generously scattered throughout the courses with sand traps and bunkering as well.
Each of the three nine hole courses is distinctive with The Arroyo ending with a peninsular green on hole nine. The Lakes course features a number of water features including a waterfall hole, and The Dunes offers the most bunkering. All of the courses were designed by Michael Poellot, the former chief architect for Robert Trent Jones, Jr. It’s easy to play just one course for a short game, or play a full 18 holes by coupling The Lakes with The Dunes, or either of those courses with the longest, The Arroyo. Several amenities are available such as bag storage, fittings, locker rental, and lessons if you’d like to sharpen your skills. Men’s, Women’s, and Junior’s Leagues run year round here, and members may choose to play in tournaments. It’s a great way to meet other members and win some prizes! Families with kids of all ages are encouraged to play.
Membership is a must at Gainey Ranch, but there are many options to choose from. You can be sure that it won’t end here, as part of the ClubCorp Network, you can enjoy your benefits no matter where you venture, even around the world. Choose from Full Golf, Corporate, Young Executive, Seasonal Summer, or Social. Each membership level includes great benefits like unlimited tee times, discounts at the Outlook Boutique and more. Special Family Memberships allow you to share your love of golf with the whole family. Feel free to invite your kids, your in-laws, your siblings, or whoever you’d like to tee off with. Gainey Ranch ONE (Optimal Network Experiences) is the most inclusive membership giving you benefits at your club, in your community, and even the world as you travel. Special benefits like half off dining, access to the ClubCorp family of clubs in the Phoenix area, and free dining and golf when you travel abroad are included.
When it’s time to take a break and get something to eat, the options here are suitable for whatever mood you’re in. The 19th Hole Snack Bar, though closed during the summer, is the perfect place to grab a quick bite October through May. Convenient carryout items like hot dogs, sandwiches, and beverages are available. If you’d rather have a casual sit-down meal, the Member’s Grill is open year round for lunch and dinner. It has a sports bar feel with four televisions, a full bar, and spectacular views of the Arroyo course. If fine dining or a romantic candlelight dinner are on your mind, The Terraces Dining Room is the place to go. Also open year round, choose to sit indoors or outdoors, and try some of the delicious creations prepared by the chefs.
For any important event in your life, Gainey Ranch is there to help it run smoothly. For a corporate event or meeting, the staff will make sure you’re fully prepared. Audio/visual equipment, fax and photocopy machines, and great menu selections are all at your disposal. Ask any one of the helpful staff to help you set it all up. Private events and weddings at Gainey Ranch are perfect. The staff springs into action making sure that everything goes off without a hitch. As a members only course, Gainey Ranch is much more private than any other venue. The tables, chairs, and rooms can be decorated to your liking. Be sure to visit their website to schedule a time to tour the property. If you’re in need of anything while you’re there, just visit the Outlook Boutique Golf Shop to pick up what you need, want, or want to give as a gift. Check the calendar as well because something fun is always happening here.